Chester Information

Chester Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Chester, VA

General Chester Information

State: Virginia

County: Chesterfield County

Close cities: Hopewell, VA, Colonial Heights, VA, Bellwood, VA, Bensley, VA, Petersburg, VA, Ettrick, VA, Richmond, VA, Fort Lee, VA

Chester Population (census data)
Total 20,551
Male 10,005 (48.7%)
Female 10,546 (51.3%)

Population Density: 1,582 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 83.5 (US Avg is 100)

Chester Elevation: 150 feet above sea level

Land Area: 13.0 square miles

Median Household Income: $63,046

Zip Codes: 23836, and 23831.

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Chester Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (79.6%)
  • Black (13.4%)
  • Hispanic (3.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Korean (0.8%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (14.4%)
  • English (13.8%)
  • German (12.2%)
  • Irish (10.1%)
  • Italian (3.4%)
  • Scottish (2.2%)
Foriegn Born: 822 people (4.0%)
  • Asia (40.0%)
  • Europe (35.0%)
  • Latin America (25.0%)

Local Chester Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Baltimore Orioles, Washington Nationals
NBA Basketball: Washington Wizards
NHL Hockey: Washington Capitals

Chester School Information

High Schools
Chesterfield Community High (12400 Branders Bridge Road, Chester, VA, 23831 - Chesterfield County Public Schools District)
Thomas Dale High (3626 W Hundred Road, Chester, VA, 23831 - Chesterfield County Public Schools District)
Middle Schools
Carver Middle (3800 Cougar Trail, Chester, VA, 23831 - Chesterfield County Public Schools District)
Chester Middle (3900 W Hundred Road, Chester, VA, 23831 - Chesterfield County Public Schools District)
Elementary Schools
C. C. Wells Elementary (13101 South Chester Road, Chester, VA, 23831 - Chesterfield County Public Schools District)
C. E. Curtis Elementary (3600 W Hundred Road, Chester, VA, 23831 - Chesterfield County Public Schools District)
Ecoff Elementary (5200 Ecoff Avenue, Chester, VA, 23831 - Chesterfield County Public Schools District)
Enon Elementary (2001 E Hundred Road, Chester, VA, 23836 - Chesterfield County Public Schools District)
Harrowgate Elementary (15501 Harrowgate Road, Chester, VA, 23831 - Chesterfield County Public Schools District)

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